Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: July 17-19, 2015

 

Craft Expo 2015 Brings America's Finest Crafts to the Guilford Green, Guilford, CT

 

This highly competitive juried show ranks as one of the top-ranked and longest-running craft shows in New England and the country. Historically, Craft Expo draws approximately 10,000 artists, collectors and visitors from across the country.

 

Paintings by Bill Chisholm; Sculpture by Whitmore Boogaerts. (Photo courtesy of Kyle Clark)

 

Guilford, Connecticut, June 10, 2015 - Celebrating its 58th year, the Guilford Art Centerís annual Craft Expo 2015 (http://guilfordartcenter.org/expo) will bring more than 180 nationally-recognized craft artists to the historic Guilford Green on July 17-19, 2015.  The latest in handmade crafts will be represented in a variety of media, including clay, glass, leather, metal and non-metal jewelry, wearable and non-wearable fiber, metal, mixed media, paper, painting, photography, printmaking, soap and wood. This highly competitive juried show ranks as one of the top-ranked and longest-running craft shows in New England and the country. Historically, Craft Expo draws approximately 10,000 artists, collectors and visitors from across the country.
 
Special features include a Silent Auction of exhibitor-donated crafts, live craft demos by Guilford Art Center faculty and staff, food trucks including New Haven Pizza Truck, Cheesy Street Grill, Perk on Wheels, iThai, Ashleyís Ice Cream,
Cannolis on the Run, and musical entertainment every day.
 
Gate proceeds provide support for Guilford Art Centerís school, gallery, and community programs.
 
Craft Expo 2015 hours Ė 3 Days: Friday, July 17, 12-9pm, Saturday, July 18, 10am-7pm, Sunday, July 19, 12-5pm.

 

Admission: Adults $9, Seniors $7, Members, children under 12, and active military Free. Multi-day ticket $15.
 
For more information contact the Guilford Art Center at 203.453.5947, email
expo@guilfordartcenter.org, or visit the website http://guilfordartcenter.org/expo or www.facebook.com/GuilfordArtCenter #CraftExpo15

 

Taking in the booths at Guilford Art Centerís Craft Expo. (Photo courtesy of Kathryn Schauer)
 
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 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Maureen Belden

Email: expo@guilfordartcenter.org

Phone: 203-453-5947

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

Guilford Art Center

411 Church Street, Guilford, Connecticut, 06437

Web: http://guilfordartcenter.org/expo

 

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: Craft Expo 2015

Event Date: July 17-19, 2015

Event Location: Guilford Green, Guilford, Ct

Admission: Adults $9, Seniors $7, Members, children under 12, and active military Free. Multi-day ticket $15.

Web: http://guilfordartcenter.org/expo

Contact: Maureen Belden, expo@guilfordartcenter.org, 203-453-5947

Description: Celebrating its 58th year, the Guilford Art Centerís annual Craft Expo 2015 will bring more than 180 nationally-recognized craft artists to the historic Guilford Green.  The latest in handmade crafts will be represented in a variety of media, including Clay, Glass, Leather, Metal and Non-Metal Jewelry, Wearable and Non-Wearable Fiber, Metal, Mixed Media, Paper, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Soap and Wood.

 

 


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